West Park Academy emphasizes fine arts and technology and encourages students to be creative. Our curriculum is literature-based, and students may choose from a variety of extracurricular activities. Classrooms have computers and are Internet accessible for technology-based instruction. Our partners include Hubbard Street Dance, YMCA Violence Prevention, Prevention Partners, Knock At Midnight, Corner Stone, UCAN, Junior Achievement, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and St. Jude.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

INTENSIVE SUPPORT

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

538

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Karime Asaf
Principal

Ana M. Rodriguez
Assistant Principal

Nicole Simone
Counselor

Hours


07:45 AM-02:45 PM
School Hours
7:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
65, 67
CTA Train
Blue

Demographics ?


Asian
0.2%
Black
21.0%
Hispanic
77.3%
White
1.1%
Other
0.4%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
81.2%
Limited English
36.8%
Mobility Rate ?
22%
Chronic Truancy ?
30.8%
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full Day

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2018-2019

2018 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
NOT YET ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
60th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
32nd
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
92nd
4th
1st
5th
41st
6th
93rd
7th
64th
8th
78th
All
60th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
82nd
4th
3rd
5th
7th
6th
25th
7th
50th
8th
74th
All
32nd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
4th
3rd
25th
4th
15th
5th
16th
6th
35th
7th
55th
8th
48th
All
26th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
4th
3rd
21st
4th
14th
5th
7th
6th
19th
7th
19th
8th
24th
All
16th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details NOT YET ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? WEAK
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? WEAK
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? WEAK
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? WEAK
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? WEAK
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2017 2018 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 18.1 8.7 5.6
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 28.1% 32.3% 13.5%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.5 days 2.5 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2017 2018 District Average
Student attendance 93.5% 94.0% 93.3%
Teacher attendance 94.7% 94.0% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 94.6% 81.4%
Teachers 99.9% 79.9%
Parents 30% 35.6%

You can find more information about the measures used in this report on the CPS web site.

The State of Illinois Report Card for this school can be viewed at the State Report Card web site.

Program Application Requirements

Open Enrollment

Deadline:  12/6/2019
Grades Served: K-8
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be enrolled automatically and do not have to apply. Contact the school for registration instructions.

Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary must submit a Choice Elementary Schools application between October and December. Available seats, if any, are filled via computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants with a sibling who is currently enrolled in the school in grade K-7, and who will remain enrolled in the school for the coming school year.
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How to Apply
Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary can apply online or via paper Choice Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
Creative
  • Dance 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
Parent and Community
  • Crafts Workshop 
  • Crafts Workshops 
  • ESL Workshops 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Peace Circles 
Scholastic
  • Bilingual Support 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Soccer 
  • Chess 
  • Girls on the Run 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Soccer 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2018
School Quality Rating Report 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
School Quality Rating Report 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Financial
Report Name Date Download
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2018
Accessibility Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2014-2015
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2017
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2016
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2018-2020
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2012-2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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